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Longtime Lady Cats basketball coach Richard Jones passes away Wednesday

The Lynn Camp community is mourning the loss of longtime coach and teacher Richard Jones today.

Local police officers honored with 2018 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) has honored more than 200 law enforcement officers from 175 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to target impaired drivers, including several local officers. The 2018 Governor’s Impaired Driving Enforcement Awards...
Posted On 26 Dec 2018

42-year-old accused messaging teenage girl nude pictures, offering money for sexual act

A Wednesday morning preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Williamsburg man, who was arrested on Christmas Eve after allegedly sending nude pictures to a teenage girl and offering to pay her money to engage in a sexual act, according to court documents. Williamsburg Police...
Posted On 26 Dec 2018

Redhounds set to host Annual Falls Invitational Tourney through Saturday

The following is a collection of the stories and column previewing the 2018 Cumberland Falls Invitational Tournament, taking place December 26-29 at Corbin High School. For more on the tourney, including team photos and a complete bracket, be sure to pick up this week’s...

Woman accused of burglarizing local furniture store on Christmas Day

A Corbin woman is behind bars after allegedly driving a truck through a local furniture store in an apparently burglary attempt on Christmas day. About 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 25, Laurel County 911 received a call about an audible alarm going off at Fitzpatrick’s Furniture store on...
Posted On 26 Dec 2018
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Wynell Jarvis

Wynell Jarvis, 49, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at her home. The funeral service was held Sunday, December 23, at the Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home with Rev. Tyson Baker officiating. Burial followed in Clearfield Cemetery in Tennessee.

Sandra Gail Daugherty Chitwood

Sandra Gail Daugherty Chitwood, 58, passed away at home in Caryville, TN on December 20, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her mother, Essie Mae Lawson Daugherty, and father, Fred Daugherty. She is survived by sons, Aaron Fredrick Daugherty and...

Rev. Paul Privett

Rev. Paul Privett, 73, of Williamsburg, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 at Baptist Health Corbin. He was born January 24, 1945 in Whitley County, to the late James B. and Dorothy Rigby Privett. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters; Rosie Canada,...

Man indicted for robbing Corbin bank arrested in connection with Knoxville bank robbery

The man police say robbed a Corbin bank on Nov. 27 is now in custody in Tennessee in connection with another bank robbery in Knoxville last Friday. Corbin Police Lt. Coy Wilson, the department’s public affairs officer, said FBI agents in Tennessee arrested Timothy Michael Sample,...

Trimble being appointed as domestic relations commissioner

Whitley and McCreary counties will soon have a new domestic relations commissioner, and he is a familiar face. Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble, who is leaving office Dec. 31 after serving 31 years as the county’s head prosecutor, has agreed to accept the domestic relations...
Posted On 26 Dec 2018
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